Welcome to Greenlight's media centre run off the new GOSSIP platform

GOSSIP is: Greenlight’s Online Search and Social Interaction Platform, and provides a home for all of our media assets – press releases, videos, Twitter and blog posts, guides, surveys, forums, polls, widgets, graphics, podcasts, promotions and much more.

Blog Posts

Google Product Ads

After a lengthy period of beta testing, Google has made Product Listing Ads widely available to advertisers in the UK. This new product ad format compliments the product ad extensions already available in AdWords. This new addition is likely to have a significant impact on the look, feel and dynamic of the search engine results pages (SERPs). Currently, few seem to be making use of this new functionality. However, in the run up to the festive season and beyond, advertisers in the retail space should wise up and get in on the game as quickly as they can.

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Blog Posts

Role and Impact of Social Media

Google has long been the catalyst and evolution of search. However Google has come up against a fierce and game-changing competitor. The competition in question is not however a singular brand or company, it is a completely new marketing channel - social media. Rather than fight it, Google has embraced social media within its results pages, and for advertisers and marketers alike, it is important to fully understand the benefits and potential shortcomings of Google's "social extensions", namely Seller ratings, and Plus One.

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Magazine

The Social Media Edition

The Social Media Edition

Read the Social Media Edition magazine with contributions from Greenlight's Paid Media Director - Hannah Kimuyu, Social Media Director - Anna O'Brien and SEO Director - Adam Bunn.

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Blog Posts

TV and Search: Associative Marketing

Everyone is aware of product placement, the deliberate incorporation of a product or brand into a movie, television episode or other media vehicle to promote it to the viewing audience, typically in a subtle way to create affinity and recognition over time. However, there's more to product placement than simply placing a Papa John's pizza box in clear view in a major sitcom.

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Blog Posts

Online Marketing Attribution model hangs in the balance

The hot topic among online marketers in 2011 has arguably been that of tracking and attribution, and rightly so. For far too long, many advertisers have reported (and therefore measured), performance from their online channels on a last touch basis i.e. the last channel the user engaged with prior to arriving at the advertisers’ site to complete a sale. For years, this approach has served the advertiser well. After all, marketers love online advertising due to its accountability when compared to traditional channels such as press, TV and outdoor. However, times are changing and online marketing in particular is pushing the boundaries of genuinely understanding the value of each online channel a user may engage with.

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White Goods

White Goods Sector Report, Issue 11, November 2011

A 360˚ analysis of the most important search terms, trends and benchmarking data in the white goods sector. This report provides an exclusive snapshot of the online search and social media market for your sector right now. From the size of your potential audience to the top performing companies, it’s all here. Product focus: dishwasher and laundry products, cooking products and refrigeration products.

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